Congratulations to the upper school Science Olympiad team for taking first place at the O-Town Throwdown Invitational Saturday, Nov. 17, at Olathe North High School.
Congratulations to the upper school Science Olympiad team for taking first place at the O-Town Throwdown Invitational Saturday, Nov. 17, at Olathe North High School. Twenty-one teams competed in the tournament, including the top two teams in Kansas (Olathe North and Blue Valley North) and the Nebraska state champion (Lincoln Southwest). Pembroke Hill students placed in 20 of 23 events. Well done, Raiders!
Astronomy: Coleman Gliddon and Darwin Torrance
Circuit Lab: Pallavi Jonnalagadda and Mulan Jiang
Experimental Design: Mulan Jiang, Pallavi Jonnalagadda and Jam Navarro
Forensics: Dylan Chan and Rishabh Gaur
Thermodynamics: Coleman Gliddon and Savino Go
Dynamic Planet: Rishabh Gaur
Mission Impossible: Nicholas Letts and Jackson Letts
Water Quality: Coleman Gliddon
Chemistry Lab: Coleman Gliddon and Jackson Letts
Code Busters: Aarav Yarlagadda, Rishabh Gaur and Ira Vats
Designer Genes: Pallavi Jonnalagadda
Herpetology: Darwin Torrance and Tristan Wells
Protein Modeling: Mulan Jiang and Darwin Torrance
Boomilever: Joshua Huang and Ivyer Qu
Fermi Questions: Coleman Gliddon
Fossils: Ivyer Qu and Tristan Wells
Disease Detectives: Pallavi Jonnalagadda
Mousetrap Vehicle: Geeoon Chung, Nicholas Letts and Ivyer Qu
Sounds of Music: Elizabeth Banks, Jackson Letts and Jam Navarro
Anatomy and Physiology: Dylan Chan and Mulan Jiang
Only the top event score from each school is medal eligible. Other students competing who contributed outstanding performances include: Jesse Chan, Salil Chandramohan, Sasha Dellenbaugh, Charles Fraga, Alice Guo, Zoe Jonas, Nicholas Rao, Gina Singh and Naina Singh.